The Spread: Always Bet on Bull

The Spread: Always Bet on Bull

  This week on The Spread: bullish bets abound despite coronavirus concerns, Cboe creates a cushion and casts chats at two conferences, volume of MIAX's SPIKES options spike, and more. Produced by Mike Forrester. References Dash Taking Order Routing To Next...

Patrick Thornton-Smith: Innovation – Cars and Fintech

The recent ‘Thompson Reuters 100 Global Innovators Study’ made some interesting reading. It made me think about how innovation principles from some seemingly unrelated businesses are interrelated, such as cars and fintech.Of the 100 firms in the Survey, 10 were from...

JLN Options: Options Week in Review

ETFs on volatility were big news this week. Brendan Conway reported in Barron's that a couple of relatively new low volatility ETFs are getting bigger returns than the S&P 500, which hit a record high on Thursday. The most widely-owned fund, PowerShares S&P...

JLN Options: Apple investors pay more for downside bets

Lead StoriesApple investors pay more for downside betsDoris Frankel, ReutersThe steady slide in longtime market darling Apple Inc has brought in options investors willing to pay more for bearish bets than at any time in the last four years.

JLN Options: Options Traders Pile On After Apple Decline

Lead StoriesOptions Traders Pile On After Apple DeclineAlexandra Scaggs, The Wall Street JournalOptions traders piled on to the selloff in Apple Inc. on Wednesday morning, and trading indicates they see more big swings ahead. Futures merchants...

JLN Options: Flight From Risk Extends Beyond Apple

Lead StoriesFlight From Risk Extends Beyond AppleRandall W. Forsyth, Barron'sOnly buy stocks that go up. If they don't go up, don't buy them. That was the investment advice offered by the late humorist Will Rogers, and it seems to be followed by investors as much as...

JLN Environmental/Energy: May 18, 2012

In this edition of EMN, the AP and other major outlets cover the first steps taken by the UN to craft a new pact. Long-time climate and business editor Todd Woody, writing for Forbes, takes a look at the California carbon market and the state's budget woes. For its...

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Crop Trading Giants Start Blockchain Platform With Brazil Deals

Crop Trading Giants Start Blockchain Platform With Brazil Deals

First Read $29,776/$300,000 (9.9%) ++++ ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff Here is the LINK for the DTCC press release about the proposal to shorten the U.S. settlement cycle to T+1 within two years. Former CFTC Chairman J Christopher Giancarlo has an...

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